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Saturday 29 February 1936

1936-02-29

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Little Lord Fauntleroy, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Dolores Costello, C. Aubrey Smith

Country: United States

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The Walking Dead

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Boris Karloff, Ricardo Cortez, Edmund Gwenn

Country: United States

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Wife vs. Secretary

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Follow the Fleet

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott

Country: United States

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

Theatre Parade

Starring: Greer Garson, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, John Wyse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 February 1936 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Arthur Marwick: British professor in history whose influential books included "The Deluge," which deals with the transformations in British society brought about by the First World War.
  • Jack R Lousma in Grand Rapids: Michigan, USA; Colonel US Marine Corp/astronaut (Skylab 3, STS-3).
  • Jack Lousma: American astronaut who spent 59 days in orbit between 7/28/1973 to 9/25/1973 as a member of the second Skylab space station crew.
  • Henri Richard: Hockey Player.
  • Alex Rocco: Actor (Blue Knight, Stanley, Stunt Man).
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Facts:
  • FDR signs 2nd neutrality act
  • US President Franklin Roosevelt signs second neutrality act.
  • Baby Snooks, played by Fanny Brice, debuts on the radio program The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1936?

  • Time: World leaders Japanese Emperor Hirohito, Chinese leader Pu Yi, Russian dictator Joseph Stalin and Ch
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leni Riefenstahl -- Feb. 17, 1936
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Marriner S. Eccles -- Feb. 10, 1936

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Gone with the Wind

By: Margaret Mitchell

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.Widely

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The Last Puritan

By: George Santayana

Written by the Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. As Santayana explained in the prologue, "in Oliver puritanism worked itself out to its logical end. He convinced himself, on puritan grounds, that it was wrong to be a puritan."

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Sparkenbroke

By: Charles Morgan

. sl tears to dw, odd fox to eps

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Drums Along the Mohawk

By: Walter D. Edmonds

As the war rages through the Mohawk Valley, newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin must arm themselves with knife and musket and face a powerful alliance of green-coated Tories, British regulars, and the Iroquois.

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